Parking: What You Need to Know

CCE Downtown

The entrance for the college is on the 3rd level (top) of the parking garage, which is the 2nd floor of the Bank Building if you are using the elevator from the building lobby. (Please note, downstairs lobby hours are 6am to 6pm Monday – Friday, 8am to 1pm on Saturday.)  You can still enter the parking garage by turning south on Main St. followed by a left onto 5th street.

Parking is metered by the City of Vancouver and is 50 cents per hour.  Metered spaces are on the 1st and 3rd level of the garage.  Parking is not monitored after 6:00pm weekdays and all day Saturday when the spaces reserved for monthly permits are open to all. 

Main Campus

Parking at the main campus is free and does not require a permit as long as you park in an unmarked space.  Spaces marked “F/S” are reserved for faculty and staff with permits until 5:30pm.  These spaces are open to everyone between 5:30 and 10:00 p.m.

Parking lots are located on the east and west sides of Fort Vancouver Way north of McLoughlin Blvd.

CTC - Eastside

Parking at CTC is free and does not require a permit as long as you park in an unmarked space.  Spaces marked “F/S” are reserved for faculty and staff with permits. 

Parking signs will be located at the main entrance on Mill Plain Blvd. and the secondary entrance on 184th Ave.

Looking for more information about downtown parking, visit the City of Vancouver website.  

Parking meters in downtown Vancouver are color coded (labels on top of the meter) as follows:

Yellow 15 Minutes
Blue 2 Hour
Orange 3 Hour
Silver/White 5+ Hours